Taiji Jian 32-Posture Sword Form Paperback / softback
by James Drewe
The Sword Form is an important aspect of the popular Chinese martial art, Taijiquan.
The 32-Posture Sword Form, from the point of view of the physical movements only, is not complex, but there is a significant amount of other information, relating to the applications, that is open to interpretation.
Written by an experienced teacher of Taijiquan, this book provides a detailed description of the Jian (the sword), its parts and how it should be held.
Using photographs and illustrations, the author gives step-by-step instructions for the main 13 applications including sword strokes, stances and footwork techniques. This book contains a wealth of information on Sword Form technique and is an ideal resource for students of martial arts, experienced practitioners or anyone interested in learning about Taijiquan.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages, Full colour photographs throughout
- Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- Publication Date: 15/02/2009
- Category: Oriental martial arts
- ISBN: 9781848190115
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